Free Press Journal
  • People rush to buy masks, docs apprehensive about their efficacy

    New Delhi: As the national capital was enveloped in a blanket of thick haze with air quality droppingto hazardous level, people rushed to buy masks to protect themselves, even as doctors remained apprehensive about their efficacy.

  • UK ministerial code tightened after Priti Patel’s Israel meetings

    London: Prime Minister Theresa May has directed the UK Cabinet Office to look at how the country’s ministerial code of conduct can be tightened in the wake of one of her minister’s meetings in Israel not being disclosed through the usual channels.

  • Kandahar hijack key conspirator’s son killed in J&K encounter

    Srinagar/New Delhi: One of the three terrorists gunned down by security forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district is believed to be the son of Abdul Rauf, the key conspirator behind the 1999 hijacking of an Air India plane and brother of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Maulana Masood Azhar, a senior Union home ministry official said today.

  • Difficult to accept Jackie Chan in negative role: Sonu Sood

    Sonu Sood says it will be difficult to accept his “Kung Fu Yoga” co-star Jackie Chan as an antagonist because he is very cute. “We have always seen Jackie Chan play the good guy. He is a great actor and I am sure he will play the role of the antagonist with full conviction. But, he is so cute that it is difficult for us to accept him in a negative role,”

  • Jessica Chastain wants to be a part of ‘It’ sequel

    Jessica Chastain has shown interest in starring in the sequel to the horror blockbuster movie “It”. Andy Muschietti, who directed “It,” is expected to return for the second installment. Producers Barbara Muschietti, Roy Lee, Dan Lin, Seth Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg are also believed to be onboard.

  • A mini-series that reflects Elba’s personal history

    Idris Elba, who features in “Guerrilla”, a six-part British drama mini-series set in early 1970s London and against the backdrop of the Immigration Act 1971 and British black power movements, says the series is special to him as he got the opportunity to bring to life a “story that reflects some of my personal history”.

  • Sonam Kapoor wants to play a villain

    The actress says she would love to play a negative character as they have stories to tell as well

  • Ranveer Singh’s angsty performance

    The actor says he channelled his anger on the vandalism on ‘Padmavati’ sets in his portrayal of Khilji

  • ‘Mujhe koi hurry nahi’, says Parvathy

    Remarks Parvathy as she opens up to Nikita Wadhawan about not conforming to stereotypical notions, her love life and her debut movie

  • Talks on pay disparity headed in positive direction, says Sonakshi Sinha

    Sonakshi Sinha says the pay disparity in Bollywood is far from equalising, but the discussion on the issue is going in a positive direction. Sonakshi first spoke about pay disparity two years ago around the release of “Akira”. Has the scenario changed since then?

  • 10 points Modi govt must take note of after listening to Manmohan Singh’s speech in Gujarat

    Former prime minister Manmohan Singh was speaking in Gujarat today said the “twin blow” of demonetisation and the GST was a “complete disaster” for the country’s economy and chided the Modi government for not having learnt “any lessons” from what he called the “monumental blunder.” Escalating the Congress offensive against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the eve of the first anniversary of the ban of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes, Singh also tore

  • Demonetisation India vs Venezuela

    Demonetisation of 2016: India was not the only country, Venezuela did the same!

    A year ago, on November 8, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. The government declared the decision as a war against black money and corruption, and a push to promote digitalisation and non-cash payments. It’s been a year and even today the debate over demonetisation rages among country’s top bankers and economists. On December 12, a little more than a month later after Indian

  • Thane: 13 tonnes of beef seized; 3 arrested

    Thane: Police seized nearly “13 tonnes of beef” from two trucks and arrested three persons in this connection, an official said today.

  • Meet Sajjad Delafrooz, the Salman Khan’s arch nemesis in Tiger Zinda Hai

    The trailer of Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer ‘Tiger Zinda Hai‘ is out and it has already gone viral, for the right reasons. A bewildering aspect of the film however is the identity of the actor playing the principle villain, Abu Usman. This unknown actor is named Sajjad Delafrooz. He is if Iranian origin and is based in UAE.